Table of contents for Elementary structures for architects and builders / Ronald E. Shaeffer.

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1	OVERVIEW	1
1.1	Definition of Structure	1
1.2	Building Structure	1
1.3	Structural Planning and Design	3
1.4	Types of Loads	6
1.5	Types of Stress	7
1.6	Structural Forms in Nature	7
1.7	Structural Elements in Buildings	10
1.8	Structure and Architectural Character	17
1.9	Cost	18
1.10	Building Codes	19
1.11	Accuracy of Computations	19
2	STATICS	21
2.1	Introduction	21
2.2	Forces	21
2.3	Components and Resultants	22
2.4	Equilibrium of Concurrent Forces	32
2.5	Moments and Couples	42
2.6	Ideal Support Conditions	49
2.7	Rigid-Body Concept and Free-Body Diagrams	53
2.8	Equilibrium of Cantilevered Members	54
2.9	Equilibrium of Simple Beams and Frames	60
2.10	Two-Force Members	68
2.11	Graphical Techniques	79
2.12	Shed and Gable Members	82
2.13	Stability and Determinacy	87
2.14	Pinned Frames	90
2.15	Simple Cable Statics	96
2.16	Maxwell Diagram Analysis of Suspension Structures	112
2.17	Maxwell Diagram Analysis of Other Structures	129
2.18	Conclusion and Procedure	144
3	STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES OF AREAS	147
3.1	Introduction	147
3.2	Centroids	147
3.3	Moment of Inertia	158
3.4	Parallel Axis Theorem	167
3.5	Radius of Gyration	174
4	STRESS AND STRAIN	179
4.1	Types of Stress	179
4.2	Basic Connection Stresses	181
4.3	Strain	181
4.4	Stress Versus Strain	187
4.5	Stiffness	188
4.6	Total Axial Deformation	191
4.7	Thermal Stresses and Strains	193
4.8	Allowable Stress Design and Limit States Design	198
5	PROPERTIES OF STRUCTURAL MATERIALS	201
5.1	Introduction	201
5.2	Nature of Wood	201
5.3	Concrete and Reinforced Concrete	205
5.4	Structural Steel	206
5.5	Masonry and Reinforced Masonry	207
5.6	Creep	208
6	SHEAR AND MOMENT	209
6.1	Definitions and Sign Conventions	209
6.2	Shear and Moment Equations	211
6.3	Significance of Zero Shear	222
6.4	Load, Shear, and Moment Relationships	225
6.5	Uniformly Varying Loads	233
7	FLEXURAL STRESSES	239
7.1	Introduction	239
7.2	Flexural Strain	240
7.3	Flexural Stress	241
7.4	Section Modulus	258
7.5	Lateral Buckling and Stability	266
8	SHEARING STRESSES	269
8.1	Nature of Shearing Stresses	269
8.2	Diagonal Tension and Compression	270
8.3	Basic Horizontal Shearing Stress Equation	271
8.4	Horizontal Shearing Stresses in Timber Beams	280
8.5	Horizontal Shearing Stresses in Steel Beams	283
9	DEFLECTION AND INDETERMINATE BEAMS	289
9.1	Introduction	289
9.2	Moment-Area Method	290
9.3	Principle of Superposition	300
9.4	Use of Deflection Formulas	302
9.5	Superposition and Indeterminate Structures	305
9.6	Theorem of Three Moments	311
9.7	Loading Patterns	320
10	BEAM DESIGN AND FRAMING	323
10.1	Introduction	323
10.2	Shape of Beam Cross Sections	324
10.3	"Ideal" Beams	324
10.4	Properties of Materials	326
10.5	Tributary Area	327
10.6	Framing Direction	329
10.7	Selecting Wood Beams	332
10.8	Selecting Steel Beams	351
10.9	Design Aids for Wood and Steel	369
11	ELASTIC BUCKLING OF COLUMNS	371
11.1	Columns as Building Structural Elements	371
11.2	Column Failure Modes	372
11.3	The Euler Theory	373
11.4	Influence of Different End Conditions	379
11.5	Intermediate Lateral Bracing	390
11.6	Limits to the Applicability of the Euler Equation	399
11.7	Eccentric Loading and Beam-Columns	400
12	TRUSSES	401
12.1	Introduction	401
12.2	Analysis by Joint Equilibrium	404
12.3	Analysis by Maxwell Diagram	415
12.4	Method of Sections	422
12.5	Special Types of Trusses	430
APPENDICES	433
APPENDIX A	Derivation of Basic Flexural Stress Equation	433
APPENDIX B	Derivation of Basic Horizontal Shearing Stress Equation	437
APPENDIX C	Derivation of Euler Column Buckling Equation	440
APPENDIX D	Weights of Selected Building Materials	442
APPENDIX E	Properties of Selected Materials	443
APPENDIX F	Properties of Areas	445
APPENDIX G	Proof of Moment-Area Theorems	447
APPENDIX H	Allowable Stresses and Modulus of Elasticity Values for Selected Structural Sawn Lumber	451
APPENDIX I	Wood Section Properties	453
APPENDIX J	Properties of Selected Steel Sections	455
APPENDIX K	Shear, Moment, and Deflection Equations	459
APPENDIX L	Introduction to the SI Metric System	462
ANSWERS TO PROBLEMS	467
INDEX	495

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Structural analysis (Engineering).
Structural design.